Heisel, E. “Expansion and Contraction: The Play Spaces of Todd and the Vampire.” Er(r)go: Theory-Literature-Culture, 40, no. 1, (2020): 163-170.
Heisel, E. “Anatomy of Voice: How to Enhance and Project Your Best Voice.” Review of Anatomy of Voice: How to Enhance and Project Your Best Voice, by Blandine Calais-Germain and Françoise Germain, American Record Guide, November-December, 2016.
Heisel, E. "Empathy as a Tool for Embodiment Processes in Vocal Performance," Empirical Music Review, (Vol. 10, No 1-2 (2015), 80-95).
Heisel, E. “Cathy Berberian: Pioneer of Contemporary Vocality.” Review of Cathy Berberian: Pioneer of Contemporary Vocality, by Pamela Karantonis. American Record Guide, March-April, 2015.
Heisel, E. “Play as Mask: A Theoretical Perspective of Embodied Performance,” Conference on Play, Masks, and Make-Believe: Ritual Representations, London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, December 5, 2020.
Heisel, E. “Meditation Practices for Managing Anxiety,” Anxiety and Learning: From Research to Practice Conference, State University of New York, Adirondack, NY, October 9, 2020.
Heisel, E. “Improvisation as Sound: A John Cage Approach to Teaching Improvisation in the Undergraduate Chamber Ensemble,” International Conference on Music and Sound, London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford, UK, June, 13, 2020.
Waters, H. and Heisel, E. “Storying the Undergraduate Improvisation Experience,” Symposium on Eudaimonia and Music Education, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, May 22-23, 2020.
Heisel, E. “My Heart is wrung Within Me: Violence against Women in the Hebrew Bible,” Hawaii International Conference of Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, HI, January 9-11, 2020.
Heisel, E. “Improv and Play and Computers, Oh My: A Look At Creative Play Processes in the Multimedia Production of ODD,” Hawaii International Conference of Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, HI, January 9-11, 2020.
Heisel, E. “Mindfulness and Meditation: Activities and Exercises for Education Professionals,” Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI, January 4-7, 2020.
Heisel. E, Waters, H., and Boquiren, S. “Curricular-izing Improvisation: Considering Improvisation across the Undergraduate Music Curriculum,” Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI, January 4-7, 2020.
Heisel, E. “Mindfulness and Meditation for Artists and Artist-Teachers,” Balanced Mind Conference at Molloy College, Rockville Center, NY, November 5, 2019.
Heisel, E. “Time-Travel TV and Perception of Time as Play,” Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, November 7-9, 2019.
Heisel, E. “Play in Musical Composition,” Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, November 7-9, 2019.
Heisel, E. "Yogic Play," Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association Conference, Baltimore, MD, November 8-10, 2018.
Heisel, E. "Yoga and Meditation," International Network on Personal Meaning Conference, Vancouver, August 2-5, 2018.
Heisel, E. "The Permeable Boundaries of Spiritual Play," Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA, November 9-11, 2017.
Heisel, E. "Secrecy in Musical Play," Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association, Atlantic City, NJ, November 3-5, 2016.
Heisel., E. "The Performance Play of Musical Time," Rutgers Media Studies Conference: Extending Play 3, Rutgers University, September 30-Oct 1, 2016.
Heisel, E. "The Voice as Theatre: The Postmodern Influence of Cathy Berberian," Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association, Philadelphia, PA, November 5-7, 2015.
Heisel, E. "The Sacred Space of Musical Play," Space and Place, Exploring Critical Issues, Interdisciplinary.net, Mansfield College, Oxford, UK, September 3-5, 2015.
Heisel, E. "The "C" Word: Competition in Musical Play," Philosophy at Play Conference, University of Gloucestershire, UK, June 9-10, 2015.
Heisel, E. "Exploring Physical Embodiment and Creative Boundaries Through Live Performance," Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2015.
Heisel, E. "Technology in Music Performance as Virtuosity," Ninth Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology, Staatliches Institute für Musik Forschung, Berlin, Germany, December 4-6, 2014.
Heisel, E. "Sounding the Silenced Self: Freeing Postmodern Music from the Shackles of Research," Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association, Baltimore, November 6-8, 2014.
Heisel, E. "Transforming Performance Spaces in the Media Age: The Production Process of the Animated YouTube Opera 'Todd and the Vampire,'” Space and Place Conference, Interdisciplinary.net, Mansfield College, Oxford, UK, September 3-5, 2014.
Heisel, E. “Postmodernism in American Classical Music for the Unaccompanied Voice,” Popular Culture /American Culture Association, Chicago, IL, April 16-19, 2014.
Heisel, E. “Empathy as a Humanizing Process in Music Performance,” Society for Education, Music, and Psychology Research, Music and Empathy Conference, The University of Hull, Hull, UK, November 9, 2013.
Heisel, E. “Performing Operations on the Edge of Realities,” Rutgers University Media Studies Conference: Extending Play, April 19-20, 2013.
2020 Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, OH: “Meditation and Mindfulness for Music Education Students”
2018 and 2017 Friends Seminary, NYC: "Movement, Kinesthetic Awareness, Ensemble-Building, and Group Improvisation"
2017 and 2015 St. John's University: "The Legacy of John Cage: A Performance-Lecture"
2016 The Yleana Leadership Academy in residence at Endicott College, MA: "A Theatre of Voice: Improvisation in Music"
2015 Mannes/The New School: "The Art of Competitive Pedagogy"
2014 University of Alaska-Fairbanks: "Kinesthetic Awareness and Movement for Singers"
2014 Bolingbrook High School, IL: "Being a Professional Musician" and "Working With Graphic Notation Scores" (AP Theory)
2013 Butler University, Indianapolis, IN: “Introduction to Movement for Singers”
2013 University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC: “Movement and Kinesthetic Awareness for Conductors;” “Performing Operations on the Edge of Realities: Introduction to Play in Music;” “Empathy and Imagination in Music Interpretation;” Masterclass for Conductors; Vocal coaching on play concepts in singing
2013 North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa: “Preparation for Work in Europe and the United States”
2012 Creative Play and the Arts, Program in Educational Theatre, The Steinhardt School, New York University: “Huizinga’s Life and Work (His and Mine)”
2012 Program in Vocal Performance, The Steinhardt School, New York University: “Huizinga’s Theory of Play and Vocal Performance"